Day Trip to Ayutthaya and Beyond | Temples, Buddhas & Giant Shrimp; Melissa Giroux; A Broken Backpack

The perfect day trip to Ayutthaya from Bangkok. Let’s take a look at why you should visit Ayutthaya and how to make the most of your trip while you’re there.

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Thailand With Kids – Top Places To Visit; Anke; Fun traveling with kids

Our post Thailand with kids will inspire you to visit this fascinating country with your kids. Pristine beaches and cultural attractions are some of the highlights.

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In pictures: The idyllic town of Khao Yai; Travel Wire Asia

Planning on venturing into lands anew for something unusual and quirky to do? Thinking you may have already seen the best of Thailand? Then you need to put the idyllic town of Khao Yai on your travel bucket list.

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The half-century fight to save Huai Kha Khaeng: Honouring Seub’s legacy; forimmediaterelease

Phong Leng-ei in his 80s still recalled vividly the principles he adhered to throughout his long profession as a forestry officer. He went on to wildlife…

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6 of the Best Day Trips From Bangkok; Toby Orton; Oyster

From ancient ruins to national parks to floating markets, here are six day trips worth taking from Bangkok.

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What are things to do and places to visit in Thailand besides Bangkok?; Quora

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Which are the most exciting places to travel in Thailand?; Quora

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Maximizing Your Travel Photography in Crowded Places; Bennett Stevens; Photography Life

In early 2018, a renowned fine art travel photographer David Lazar took up a 10 day challenge – to successfully photograph what many consider to be

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Day Trips from Bangkok Worth Leaving the City For; Lin Foo; City Nomads

Thailand – Historic City of Ayutthaya

Mention Bangkok, and one immediately conjures up images of its expansive malls, extensive outdoor markets and vibrant street food scene. Yet, there’s more to this popular weekend getaway destination; venture beyond the city, and you’ll discover a different side – one that offers noteworthy historical sites, majestic palace and temple ruins and fascinating cultural sites. Here are five of our favourite destinations below – each of which will fit in nicely into a day trip itinerary. Happy exploring!

Ayutthaya

Founded in 1350, Ayutthaya served as the country’s capital until 1767 and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Once the most affluent city in Southeast Asia that drew in traders from far-flung locations like the Middle East and Europe, visitors today can revisit the old capital city’s grand history by exploring its sprawling complexes of temple and palace ruins.

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Towards better tourism; Pichaya Svasti; Bangkok Post

Thailand – Historic City of Ayutthaya

A forum of experts is seeking to educate tourists about preserving the precious Unesco site of Ayutthaya

Due to the high popularity of the period TV series Bupphesanniwat (Love Destiny), scores of Thais dressed in traditional outfits have flocked to heritage sites, especially in Ayutthaya. The trend instils cultural and heritage appreciation in people, but has also led to traffic jams, garbage and other problems. Some tourists litter and damage the historic sites while others have taken home broken bricks as souvenirs.

In pursuit of sustainable tourism in Ayutthaya, a number of academics and officials brainstormed at the Thailand Research Fund’s (TRF) “Ayodhaya 4.0 Towards Sustainable Tourism” seminar held at Ayutthaya Historical Park recently.

Situated 76km north of Bangkok, Ayutthaya, the old Thai capital, is a popular destination for Thai and foreign tourists. It was named a Unesco World Heritage Site in 1991 and attracted more than 2 million visitors in 2016.

Sukanya Baonoed, director of the Ayutthaya Historical Park, said the TV series craze helped raise the number of visitors to the park per day from less than 1,000 to between 5,000-6,000 on weekdays and around 25,000 on Saturdays and Sundays.

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